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Baseball finishes season at .500

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The 2017 Maryville College baseball season has come to an end. The Fighting Scots finish their campaign with a 20-20 overall record, 9-9 in USA South Conference play. After winning their first game, the Scots dropped the next two which outed them from the double-elimination tournament—ending their season. Maryville locked up a five-seed for the USA South Conference Tournament and traveled to four-seed Huntingdon College on Wednesday, April 12 for a match-up with the Hawks. Junior lefty Evan Heffner got the nod for the Scots and held Huntingdon scoreless through three innings. The visiting Scots struck first in the top of the third inning. After junior Patrick Messinger was hit by a pitch, freshman Hayden Hollingsworth hit a sac-fly that moved Messinger into scoring position. Junior Bryce Redaja stepped to the plate and ripped an RBI-double, scoring Messinger, and...

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Lady Scots Softball Team finishes with a 22-19 overall record

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Softball program’s 2017 season has come to an end. The Lady Scots finish their 2017 campaign with a 22-19 overall record, 9-11 in USA South Conference play. Maryville entered the post-season as the sixth seed in the USA South West Division, and traveled to Piedmont College on April 8, to face the first seed in the West. The Lady Scots had to win a best-of-three series against the top-seeded Lions, to advance to the later USA South Conference Tournament rounds, and they did. In game one, Maryville upset Piedmont 4-3. Junior Rachel Taylor led Maryville with a 3-RBI outing, and freshman Ashton Hayden added an RBI of her own. Casey Joliff earned the complete game win with 3 K’s, giving up only 8 hits, and 3 earned runs. Later that day, Piedmont took game-2 with a...

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Men’s Tennis ends March in a flux

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Men’s Tennis Team has struggled through the end of March and beginning of April. The Scots had a four matches in five days during the weekend of March 29 – April 2. The men ended the weekend after dropping three out of the four matches. On March 29, the Scots took on the men from Piedmont. Maryville entered the day on a five match losing streak, and unfortunately it would continue. Out of the nine total matches (six seed singles and three doubles) sophomore Marcos Herrero was able to register the only win of the day, defeating Bryan Barnett of Piedmont in two sets, 6-4, and 6-4. The next day, the six match losing streak would come to an end with the men delivering their first sweep of the season, defeating Brewton-Parker College in all nine...

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MC Equestrian Team seeks greatness

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Equestrian Team consists of talented horses and women who have the ability and skill it takes to ride them. Over a decade ago, the team made nationals, and this year it was their goal to make it again. The team had the chance to send two of their captains to a major show that is similar to the nationals, and they were looking to bring home trophies. Other colleges participated in the competition such as the University of Kentucky, Belmont University, Vanderbilt and many more from around the region. The difficulty level of this show was extreme and the two captains were looking to bring the fire. Tiffany Bryant and Taylor Mundelein were the two riders from MC who competed. Bryant competed in the Alumni Equitation over Fences and placed fifth out of many contestants. Mundelein...

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MC Softball Team looks to finish season strong

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Sports | 0 comments

The Maryville College Softball Team (18-16, 9-11 USAS) is 1-3 in the month of April. Maryville’s lone win ended an eight-game losing streak. On Saturday, April 1, the Lady Scots traveled to face the Salem College Spirts in a USA South Conference double-header. Trailing 1-0, Maryville cashed in seven runs in the top of the forth inning that would propel them to a 7-5 win over the Spirits. In the top of the fourth, freshman Mercedez Strambler and Aly Snider both singled. With two runners on, sophomore Alexus Murray hit an RBI-double that scored Strambler. Then, sophomore Christen Torres hit a two-RBI-double, which put Maryville up 3-1. After a two-out Salem error, and a steal by freshman Ashton Hayden, senior Jenna Roberts stepped up to the plate and delivered. A two-RBI-single put Maryville up 5-1. With Roberts on first...

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Scots Women’s Tennis Team ends conference play

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Feature Slider, Sports | 0 comments

The Scots Women’s Tennis team traveled to Georgia over April 8 through April 9 for three matches of conference play. The Lady Scots played back to back over the course of the weekend, facing off against two teams on Sunday, and dropped all three matches ending their conference play of the season. The weekend opened with a face-off against Agnes Scott College on Saturday. This was the first time MC played Agnes Scott since switching to the USA South Conference. The Lady Scots fell early in the match, losing all three doubles courts. Going on into the singles lineup, Agnes Scott took all of the courts except for the number four seed court, where senior Tessa Wilcox defeated (MC) defeated Anastasia Bennett (ASC) 1-6, 6-4, 10-5. Wilcox dropped the first set of the match, but came back strong in...

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